Monday, June 24, 2013

Made It To San Miguel de Allende

I left the house this morning at 6:30 sharp.  Stopped at the ATM and no money, another ATM, no money.  I really didn't need any cash as I pay for everything except tolls with my debit card.  Went south to Linares, headed west to Galeana and down the mountains to San Roberto at the 57 and headed south.  I came across a guy who had a flat tire on the windy mountain roads to Galeana.   No one was behind me so I stopped and asked what was wrong.  No jack.  I had the car filled with stuff and knew I would have to unload to get out my jack but I couldn't leave him there alone.   He had been waiting for about 30 minutes and no one would stop.   Took all of 15 minutes and he was happy and so was I.   “I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.” 

The cats were pretty good only after they  had to go to the bathroom a dozen times before I got 50 kms down the road.   I think it became a competition.  Good thing is, when they were done, they were done.  They slept the rest of the day.  Little Bit wanted out of his carrier and I thought it was a potty break, he sat by me all the way.

Great roads, great music and lots of wonderful scenery.  I arrived in SMA at 2:15.

Pretty pooped now.  I did some grocery shopping at Mega and got the internet up and running.  All good here.  Can't wait for Juan to show up next week.  He is teaching a course this week in Monclova.


  1. welcome to the great SMA including the rainy stormy showers... will give you a couple of days to settle in and then maybe dinner cheers Les

  2. Les, sounds good. I'll send you a mail soon so we can set up a time.

  3. I love that road that goes to Galeana and Mex 57. The one that goes through Los Lirios is even better.

  4. Thanks for helping the guy out... the world needs more folks like you. Glad the kitties weren't too much trouble. It's been a few years since we've been to San Miguel.... but I think I'd love to live there a while.

  5. You are a hero, stopping and unloading to get the jack out. Likely that fellow will pay your kindness forward. Welcome to your summer home.